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Cyclea hypoglauca is a Perennial Climber
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
E. Asia - China.
Open woods and shrub thickets[
]. Forest edges or bushes on hills. S Hunan, C & S Jiangxi, C & S Fujian, SE Yunnan, Guangxi, Guangdong, Hainan Provinces[
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. However, judging by its native range, it could succeed outdoors at least in the milder areas of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Plants are dioecious, both male and female plants must be grown if seed is required.
Anodyne, carminative, depurative, diuretic, febrifuge[